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Church House, Richards Castle (Hereford)

Description: Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150146

OS Grid Reference: SO4844670348
OS Grid Coordinates: 348446, 270348
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3288, -2.7579

Location: Richards Castle, County of Herefordshire SY8 4ET

Locality: Richards Castle (Hereford)
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 4ET

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Listing Text

SO 47 SE
1/123 Church House

Farmhouse. Late C16 to early C17, extended late C17 with some mid-C20
alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick infill on a coursed rubble
plinth with tile roof. L-plan, main range to north-west with central stack,
range to south-west late C17 addition. South-east front of two storeys on -
cellar, jettied to right. Two windows, both 2-light casements; over a 2-
light casement to left and a 4-light casement to right. Cellar entrance
to right-hand corner with a 2-light casement to the left. The jetty
extended along the south-west wall before the wing was added, and survives
on north-east wall. Entrance in north-east wall approached by a flight of
steps, has a ledged and boarded door under a plank weathering. Framing:
four square panels high with straight angle braces. The chamfered bressummer
of the jetty is supported on curved brackets, with dragon beams at the corners.
The gable truss in north-east wall has two struts to the collar and trenched
purlins. Interior: has exposed chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Stair-
case in south-west wing of C17 has heavy turned baluster, moulded hand rail
and square carved newels.

Listing NGR: SO4842970357

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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